Clinical

Check out some of our medical writing covering the clinical side of life. We focus on neuroscience and neurosurgery, but don’t think we are all brains and no beauty.

Interpersonal Violence & Sexual Assault CME

Sexual Assault CME Knowledge Gaps Modern MedEd

Most clinical training does not prepare healthcare professionals to adequately care for survivors of interpersonal violence, including sexual assault, domestic violence, and other forms of battery. Finding quality sexual assault CME can also be a challenge. Here’s a PA who is trying to change that. Last Updated: 17 September 2019 This post contains affiliate links. …

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Brain Computer Interface for Spinal Cord Injury

Brain Computer Interface for Spinal Cord Injury

Brain Computer Interface for Spinal Cord Injury Since the early days of medicine, the classic teaching of spinal cord injuries (SCI) has been quite pessimistic. And this was for good reason. Complete spinal cord injuries, those that occur with total loss of sensory and motor function below the level of the injury, are considered particularly …

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PECARN for Pediatric Head Injury

PECRAN Pediatric Head CT Head Injury Criteria

Pediatric head injury, even those we otherwise would call ‘minor,’ can make any clinician (let alone parent) anxious. Furthermore, the medicolegal implications of such an injury are no joke. That’s why the PECARN clinical decision support tool was created. Last Updated: 09 January 2019 By Jordan G. Roberts, PA-C How to Use PECARN with Pediatric …

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The ‘Concussion Blood Test’ – Everything You Need to Know

Concussion Blood Test Brain Trauma Indicator

The so-called concussion blood test may not replace the need for a head CT, but there are situations where is it more useful than not. Last Updated: 30 March 2019 By Jordan G. Roberts, PA-C This post contains affiliate links. That means we may earn a commission (at no extra cost to you) if you …

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